Springfield, Mo – The Whitlock Company is celebrating new company growth with four recent hires: Amy Shewmaker, Kami Mason, Joe Farias and Chris Podurgiel.

Amy Shewmaker will work in small business services. She received her Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of Arkansas. Kami Mason and Joe Farias are joining as staff accountants. Both are set to graduate from Missouri State University in December 2013; Mason is receiving her Masters in Accountancy, Farias is receiving his Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Chris Podurgiel brings 13 years of information technology experience to the company as the new network administrator.

The firm consistently gains national and local attention as an excellent employer. Since 2008, we have been named as one of the “Best Accounting Firms to Work For”, an honor given by the trade publication, Accounting Today, along with ranking as one nominee of the Springfield Business Journal’s Choice Employers in 2011.

For more information please contact Anne McCormick at 417-881-0145 or by email at amccormick@whitlockco.com.

The Whitlock Company was founded in 1913 as an accounting firm. Since then, it has grown to encompass a full range of professional services. The company operates an office in Joplin in addition to its headquarters in Springfield, Missouri.